Know your enemy – it’s not Facebook, it’s you

By Chathuri Dissanayake View(s): Facebook is not the enemy, said Manoj Jinadasa, senior lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication in the University of Kelaniya. Lack of computer literacy, communication and breakage in family relationships were the real causes for the current surge in new media-related tragedies. “New media is a tool in modern society […]
Continue reading…

 

The future of Sri Lanka’s economy

A new era has dawned in Sri Lanka. Peace has been consolidated after a bloody 30-year civil conflict. The country’s 67-year old democracy has been reinforced after a dramatic, peaceful and people-led political transition in January 2015. We’re prioritizing business-friendly policies so that we can take advantage of today’s peace to build a thriving economy. […]
Continue reading…

 

Signs of war slowly being erased, but not the scars – Al Jazeerah

Al Jazeerah has published an indepth article about the signs of war in Sri Lanka. Here are some excerpts JAFFNA, Sri Lanka — Along the major roads of northern Sri Lanka, the signs of 26 years of war between the mostly Hindu Tamil separatists and the Sinhalese Buddhist-dominated government are slowly being erased. Once-bombed-out roads […]
Continue reading…

 

Veddas of Sri Lanka

By Lakshman Indranath Keerthisinghe – Attorney-at-Law Veddas are the aborigines or indigenous people of Sri Lanka . Mahawansa reveals that Veddas are descended from Prince Vijaya (6th-5th century BC), the founding father of the Sinhala nation, through Kuweni a woman of the indigenous Yakka clan whom he had espoused. Bori Bori Sellam-Sellam Bedo Wanniya, Palletalawa […]
Continue reading…

 

WIKILEAKS: “VERY EFFECTIVE” LANKAN DIPLOMACY

The threat of a resolution against Sri Lanka in March in Geneva, the speech by Canada’s Foreign Minister at the United Nation’s General Assembly, the lobbying within the Commonwealth, the statement by the UK Labour Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, the remarks of the Swiss Federal Attorney General on Gen. Dias, the legal moves in the […]
Continue reading…